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My Jesus,
I believe that You
are present in the Most Holy Sacrament.
I love You above all things,
and I desire to receive You into my soul.
Since I cannot at this moment
receive You sacramentally,
come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You.

Amen.

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The Surrender Novena

Day 1

Why do you confuse yourselves by worrying? Leave the care of your affairs to me and everything will be peaceful. I say to you in truth that every act of true, blind, complete surrender to me produces the effect that you desire and resolves all difficult situations.

O Jesus, I surrender myself to you, take care of everything! (10 times)

Day 2

Surrender to me does not mean to fret, to be upset, or to lose hope, nor does it mean offering to me a worried prayer asking me to follow you and change your worry into prayer. It is against this surrender, deeply against it, to worry, to be nervous and to desire to think about the consequences of anything.

It is like the confusion that children feel when they ask their mother to see to their needs, and then try to take care of those needs for themselves so that their childlike efforts get in their mother’s way. Surrender means to placidly close the eyes of the soul, to turn away from thoughts of tribulation and to put yourself in my care, so that only I act, saying, “You take care of it.”

O Jesus, I surrender myself to you, take care of everything! (10 times)

Day 3

How many things I do when the soul, in so much spiritual and material need, turns to me, looks at me and says to me, “You take care of it,” then closes its eyes and rests. In pain you pray for me to act, but that I act in the way you want. You do not turn to me, instead, you want me to adapt your ideas. You are not sick people who ask the doctor to cure you, but rather sick people who tell the doctor how to. So do not act this way, but pray as I taught you in the Our Father: “Hallowed be thy Name,” that is, be glorified in my need. “Thy kingdom come,” that is, let all that is in us and in the world be in accord with your kingdom. “Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven,” that is, in our need, decide as you see fit for our temporal and eternal life. If you say to me truly: “Thy will be done,” which is the same as saying: “You take care of it,” I will intervene with all my omnipotence, and I will resolve the most difficult situations.

O Jesus, I surrender myself to you, take care of everything! (10 times)

Day 4

You see evil growing instead of weakening? Do not worry. Close your eyes and say to me with faith: “Thy will be done, You take care of it.” I say to you that I will take care of it, and that I will intervene as does a doctor and I will accomplish miracles when they are needed. Do you see that the sick person is getting worse? Do not be upset, but close your eyes and say, “You take care of it.” I say to you that I will take care of it, and that there is no medicine more powerful than my loving intervention. By my love, I promise this to you.

O Jesus, I surrender myself to you, take care of everything! (10 times)

Day 5

And when I must lead you on a path different from the one you see, I will prepare you; I will carry you in my arms; I will let you find yourself, like children who have fallen asleep in their mother’s arms, on the other bank of the river. What troubles you and hurts you immensely are your reason, your thoughts and worry, and your desire at all costs to deal with what afflicts you.

O Jesus, I surrender myself to you, take care of everything! (10 times)

Day 6

You are sleepless; you want to judge everything, direct everything and see to everything and you surrender to human strength, or worse—to men themselves, trusting in their intervention—this is what hinders my words and my views. Oh, how much I wish from you this surrender, to help you; and how I suffer when I see you so agitated! Satan tries to do exactly this: to agitate you and to remove you from my protection and to throw you into the jaws of human initiative. So, trust only in me, rest in me, surrender to me in everything.

O Jesus, I surrender myself to you, take care of everything! (10 times)

Day 7

I perform miracles in proportion to your full surrender to me and to your not thinking of yourselves. I sow treasure troves of graces when you are in the deepest poverty. No person of reason, no thinker, has ever performed miracles, not even among the saints. He does divine works whosoever surrenders to God. So don’t think about it any more, because your mind is acute and for you it is very hard to see evil and to trust in me and to not think of yourself. Do this for all your needs, do this, all of you, and you will see great continual silent miracles. I will take care of things, I promise this to you.

O Jesus, I surrender myself to you, take care of everything! (10 times)

Day 8

Close your eyes and let yourself be carried away on the flowing current of my grace; close your eyes and do not think of the present, turning your thoughts away from the future just as you would from temptation. Repose in me, believing in my goodness, and I promise you by my love that if you say, “You take care of it,” I will take care of it all; I will console you, liberate you and guide you.

O Jesus, I surrender myself to you, take care of everything! (10 times)

Day 9

Pray always in readiness to surrender, and you will receive from it great peace and great rewards, even when I confer on you the grace of immolation, of repentance, and of love. Then what does suffering matter? It seems impossible to you? Close your eyes and say with all your soul, “Jesus, you take care of it.” Do not be afraid, I will take care of things and you will bless my name by humbling yourself. A thousand prayers cannot equal one single act of surrender, remember this well. There is no novena more effective than this.

O Jesus, I surrender myself to you, take care of everything! (10 times)

Mother, I am yours now and forever.
Through you and with you
I always want to belong
completely to Jesus.

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The Rosary

The Five Joyful Mysteries are traditionally prayed on Mondays and Saturdays:

  1. The Annunciation
  2. The Visitation
  3. The Nativity
  4. The Presentation in the Temple
  5. The Finding in the Temple

The Five Sorrowful Mysteries are traditionally prayed on Tuesdays and Fridays:

  1. The Agony in the Garden
  2. The Scourging at the Pillar
  3. The Crowning with Thorns
  4. The Carrying of the Cross
  5. The Crucifixion and Death

The Five Glorious Mysteries are traditionally prayed on Wednesdays and on Sundays:

  1. The Resurrection
  2. The Ascension
  3. The Descent of the Holy Spirit
  4. The Assumption
  5. The Coronation of Mary

The Five Luminous Mysteries are traditionally prayed on Thursdays:

  1. The Baptism of Christ in the Jordan
  2. The Wedding Feast at Cana
  3. Jesus’ Proclamation of the Coming of the Kingdom of God
  4. The Transfiguration
  5. The Institution of the Eucharist

Praying the Rosary

  1. Make the Sign of the Cross.
  2. Holding the Crucifix, say the Apostles’ Creed.
  3. On the first bead, say an Our Father.
  4. Say one Hail Mary on each of the next three beads.
  5. Say the Glory Be
  6. For each of the five decades, announce the Mystery (perhaps followed by a brief reading from Scripture) then say the Our Father.
  7. While fingering each of the ten beads of the decade, next say ten Hail Marys while meditating on the Mystery. Then say a Glory Be.
    (After finishing each decade, some say the following prayer requested by the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima: O my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of hell; lead all souls to Heaven, especially those who have most need of your mercy.)
  8. After saying the five decades, say the Hail, Holy Queen, followed by this dialogue and prayer:V. Pray for us, O holy Mother of God.
    R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
    Let us pray: O God, whose Only Begotten Son,
    by his life, Death, and Resurrection,
    has purchased for us the rewards of eternal life,
    grant, we beseech thee,
    that while meditating on these mysteries
    of the most holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary,
    we may imitate what they contain
    and obtain what they promise,
    through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Apostles’ Creed

I believe in God,
the Father almighty,
Creator of heaven and earth,
and in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord,
who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,
born of the Virgin Mary,
suffered under Pontius Pilate,
was crucified, died and was buried;
he descended into hell;
on the third day he rose again from the dead;
he ascended into heaven,
and is seated at the right hand of God the Father almighty;
from there he will come to judge the living and the dead.

I believe in the Holy Spirit,
the holy catholic Church,
the communion of saints,
the forgiveness of sins,
the resurrection of the body,
and life everlasting.
Amen.

The Our Father

Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name;
thy kingdom come;
thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass
against us;
and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
Amen

The Hail Mary

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with you;
blessed are you among women,
and blessed is the fruit of your womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God,
pray for us sinners
now and at the hour of our death.
Amen.

The Glory Be (The Doxology)

Glory be to the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit;
as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
world without end.
Amen.

The Hail Holy Queen (The Salve Regina)

Hail, holy Queen, mother of mercy,
our life, our sweetness, and our hope.
To you we cry, poor banished children of Eve;
to you we send up our sighs,
mourning and weeping in this valley of tears.
Turn, then, most gracious advocate,
your eyes of mercy toward us;
and after this, our exile,
show unto us the blessed fruit of your womb, Jesus.
O clement, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary.

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A Prayer of Forgiveness & Reparation

from Benedictine Monks of Perpetual Adoration

O Lord Jesus Christ, who revealed the infinite mercy of Thy Sacred Heart in saying: Love your enemies, & pray for those who persecute you (Matt 5:44), & again, Bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you (Lk 6:28): Give me, I beseech Thee, grace to obey these commandments of Thine & to persevere in praying daily for those who, in any way, have abused, cursed, hurt, or rejected me.

I pray for those who hate me, for those who resent me & for those who have spoken ill of me. I beg Thee to bless them abundantly & to pour into their hearts such a profusion of healing mercies that in them & around them love will triumph over hatred, friendship over resentment, sweetness over bitterness, meekness over anger, & peace over enmity. I further ask Thee to extend these graces to their families & to all whom they hold dear.

In particular, I pray today for N. (and N.). I present him (her, them) to Thy Eucharistic Face, asking Thee to envelope him (her, them) in Its healing radiance, dispelling whatever shadows of sin may have darkened his (her, their) mind(s) or hardened his (her, their) heart (s) in anger, hatred, or the refusal to forgive.

For my part, with deep sorrow I confess that I have sinned grievously against others, causing them pain & even endangering their souls. I pray Thee, O merciful Jesus, to repair the evil I have done to others & to heal the hurt I have inflicted on them. In particular, I acknowledge my sins against N. (and N.) imploring Thee to heal & repair the harm I have done him (her, them).

I ask Thee so to penetrate my heart with the charity of Thy Pierced Heart that I will be able to forgive those who have offended me, to love them sincerely, & to desire for them all that will contribute to their true happiness in this life & in the next. By means of a permanent intention,I desire to renew this prayer in every offering of Thy Holy Sacrifice.

Let the light of Thy Eucharistic Face shine in the hearts of all who harbor hatred or resentment toward me, to bring them healing & peace. Let Thy Precious Blood triumph over evil in those against whom I have sinned & in those who have sinned against me, so that, delivered from the shadows of this valley of tears, we may one day praise Thy Mercy together in the sweetness of a boundless charity. Amen.

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Michael Smith, Epus Medensis

(17 Feb 2015)

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The Act of Contrition

O my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended Thee, and I detest all my sins because of thy just punishments, but most of all because they offend Thee, my God, who art all good and deserving of all my love.

I firmly resolve with the help of Thy grace to sin no more and to avoid the near occasion of sin. Amen.

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The Chaplet of Divine Mercy

Recited on the Rosary Beads

Begin with:

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee; blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth; and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord; who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried. He descended into hell; the third day He arose again from the dead; He ascended into heaven, sits at the right hand of God, the Father Almighty; from thence He shall come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Holy Catholic Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting. Amen.

On the five large beads:

Eternal Father, I offer You the Body and Blood,
Soul and Divinity of Your dearly beloved Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ,
in atonement for our sins and those of the whole world.

On the ten small beads:

For the sake of His sorrowful Passion,
have mercy on us and on the whole world.

Conclude with (3 times):

Holy God, Holy Mighty One, Holy Immortal One,
have mercy on us and on the whole world.


Imprimatur: Franciszek Cardinal Macharski
Cracow, August 1, 1994

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Intercessions for Marriage & Family

By Fr. James Dominic Brent, O.P. (Dominican Province of St. Joseph)

Almighty and eternal Father, we come before you and bring our families to you for deliverance, healing, and conversion.

Response: Lord Jesus deliver us.

From feelings of anger, hatred, and contempt for spouses, we pray

From an atmosphere of turmoil, distress, and anxiety within our families,

From silent treatments and cruel words in our families, we pray…

From excessive criticism of one another, we pray…

From negativity, belittling, and intimidation in our families, we pray…

From bitter dislike of extended family members, we pray…

From resentments, grudges, and hardness of heart, we pray…

From the sin of unforgiveness between family members, we pray…

From the habit of interpreting each other’s intentions in a negative light,

From the desire to dominate and control each other, we pray…

From a lack of warm and loving affirmation of one another, we pray…

From lonely cold marriages, we pray…

From every form of isolation between each other, we pray…

From excessive activity that steals away quality time together, we pray…

From all inherited disorders that afflict our families, we pray…

From alcohol and drug abuse, we pray…

From every form of emotional and physical abuse, we pray…

From every thought of suicide and abortion, we pray…

From every distortion of the gift of human sexuality, we pray…

From the scourge of pornography, we pray…

From the influence of bad movies, bad music, and bad fashions, we pray…

From the influence of atheism, secularism, and moral relativism, we pray…

From every sense of meaninglessness and despair, we pray…

From fear and despair for the future of our marriages, we pray…

From fear and despair for the future of our children, we pray…

From fear and despair for the future of our country, we pray…

From the loss of faith in Christ and the Church, we pray…

From the loss of hope in the healing mercy of God, we pray…

From the loss of love for God and one another, we pray…

 

Response: Lord hear our prayer.

For the Holy Spirit of Love to come down upon our families, we pray…

For an increase of trust and love in our marriages and families, we pray…

For an increase of mutual respect in our marriages and families, we pray…

For an increase of tenderness and compassion in our marriages & families,

For an increase of quality time together, we pray…

For an increase of intimate communication with each other, we pray…

For an increase of words of love and affirmation, we pray…

For an increase of confidence in our families and our future together,

For an increase of the sense that the Lord will get us through anything,

For an increase of humility before God and one another, we pray…

For an increase in making apologies and asking forgiveness of one another,

For forgiveness and reconciliation between all spouses and family members,

For extraordinary graces to save all marriages in trouble, we pray…

For extraordinary graces of healing for all abandoned spouses, we pray…

For extraordinary graces of comfort for widows and widowers, we pray…

For extraordinary graces of support for single mothers and fathers,

For extraordinary graces of love for all single men and women,

For the healing of family members battling illness and hurt, we pray…

For the hearts of fathers to be turned toward their wives and children,

For the hearts of mothers to be turned to their husbands and children,

For the hearts of children to know deeply the love their family has for them,

For the hearts of teenagers to grow in the awareness of their own worth,

For the hearts of college students to be healed and converted to Christ and his Church,

For the return of fallen away Catholic family members, we pray…

For an increase of chastity and purity in all the members of our society,

For an increase of faith in Christ and his Church, we pray…

For an increase of hope in the healing mercy of God, we pray…

For an increase of love for God and one another, we pray…

For an increase in the practice of the sacrament of penance, we pray…

For an increase in the practice of family prayer, especially the Rosary,

For all deceased spouses, we pray…

For all deceased children, we pray…

For grace upon grace to come down upon all marriages and families, we pray…

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Litany of Humility

O Jesus! meek and humble of heart, Hear me.
From the desire of being esteemed,
Deliver me, Jesus. (repeat after each line)
From the desire of being loved,
From the desire of being extolled,
From the desire of being honored,
From the desire of being praised,
From the desire of being preferred to others,
From the desire of being consulted,
From the desire of being approved,
From the fear of being humiliated,
From the fear of being despised,
From the fear of suffering rebukes,
From the fear of being calumniated,
From the fear of being forgotten,
From the fear of being ridiculed,
From the fear of being wronged,
From the fear of being suspected,
That others may be loved more than I,
Jesus, grant me the grace to desire it. (repeat after each line)
That others may be esteemed more than I ,
That, in the opinion of the world,
others may increase and I may decrease,
That others may be chosen and I set aside,
That others may be praised and I unnoticed,
That others may be preferred to me in everything,
That others may become holier than I, provided that I may become as holy as I should,

The Nicene Creed

I believe in one God,
the Father almighty,
maker of heaven and earth,
of all things visible and invisible.

I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ,
the Only Begotten Son of God,
born of the Father before all ages.
God from God, Light from Light,
true God from true God,
begotten, not made, consubstantial with the Father;
through him all things were made.
For us men and for our salvation
he came down from heaven,
and by the Holy Spirit was incarnate of the Virgin Mary,
and became man.
For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate,
he suffered death and was buried,
and rose again on the third day
in accordance with the Scriptures.
He ascended into heaven
and is seated at the right hand of the Father.
He will come again in glory
to judge the living and the dead
and his kingdom will have no end.

I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life,
who proceeds from the Father and the Son,
who with the Father and the Son is adored and glorified,
who has spoken through the prophets.

I believe in one, holy, catholic and apostolic Church.
I confess one Baptism for the forgiveness of sins
and I look forward to the resurrection of the dead
and the life of the world to come. Amen.

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